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Over the Rainbow : Money, Class & Homophobia

Field, Nicola More by this author...£19.99

First published in 1995, Nicola Field's Over the Rainbow confronts the political contradictions in the Lgbt+ movement and contains one of the earliest first-hand accounts from the frontlines of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, featured in the hit film Pride. Written at a time when Lgbt+ people enjoyed increased visibility but faced continued discrimination and assault from conservative governments, Over the Rainbow sets an agenda for resistance rooted in class politics and shatters the myth of a unified Lgbt+ 'community'. Including fresh material, this expanded edition considers the impact of Pride and the challenges ahead for Lgbt+ activism in the 21st century. Nicola Field, an original member of Lgsm, is a London-based writer, artist and activist. She has written for Diva, Socialist Review and Ambit; exhibited at the V&A and the British Film Institute; and spoken on political platforms internationally.